Posts Tagged ‘Trip Trade System (TTS)’

7.15.21 – Reminder: Trading into Red Flagged Sequences via TTS

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Thursday, July 15, 2021 Reminder: Trading into Red Flagged Sequences via TTS Late last year, red flagged flying became available within the Trip Trade System (TTS). This also gives the ability to trade sequences on your schedule for a red flagged sequence. To bid for red flagged trips, go to TTS, and select the box…

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7.02.21 – COVID-19 Cancellation Update

Friday, July 2, 2021 COVID-19 Cancellation Update The operation has been experiencing an influx of cancellations in June and July. Many of these cancellations have been covered under the monthly COVID-related pay protection Letter of Agreement signed by APFA and AA. The cancellation package for sequences originating in July through the 26th of the month…

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6.22.21 – Trip Trade System Balloting Reminders

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Trip Trade System Balloting Reminders As the upcoming delayed Trip Trade System (TTS) run for July approaches, here are a few reminders regarding balloting for trips in TTS: Updated TTS and ETB Timeline for July: Changeover Sequences: If you submitted a ballot in the early part of the month involving a carry-over sequence,…

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6.06.21 – July LRD Closes Tomorrow

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Sunday, June 6, 2021 July LRD Closes Tomorrow The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Monday, June 7 at 1200 (CDT). Remaining July Bidding Timelines In Solidarity, Jeff Petersen APFA National Contract Chair jpetersen@apfa.org Marti McMillan APFA National Scheduling Chair mmcmillan@apfa.org Renée Mayer APFA JCBA Specialist rmayer@apfa.org

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5.29.21 – DFW TTS Failure

Saturday, May 29, 2021 June DFW TTS Failure Last Saturday, after processing for hours and completing 78% of the run, DFW TTS processing failed. As a result, TTS results for DFW were delayed. Flight Attendants were asked to temporarily reduce the number of requests and choices to complete a successful run. This caused unnecessary stress and…

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5.20.21 – June 2021 First TTS Run and ETB Opening Delayed

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Thursday, May 20, 2021 June 2021 First TTS Run and ETB Opening Delayed For the June bid month, we have returned to our contractual timeline for PBS bidding. PBS bid awards will be final on the 20th of the month. The Company will receive a cancellation package from Network Planning on May 21 at 1400…

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4.21.21 – May 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021 May 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process May PBS Bid Award Summary click image to enlarge How to Read the Bid Award Summary How to Read Your PBS Award PBS Mis-Award Process   Any Lineholder or Reserve who has an inquiry or believes she/he may have received a mis-award must submit a PBS…

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12.18.20 – Trading into Red Flagged Sequences via TTS

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Friday, December 18, 2020 Trading into Red Flagged Sequences via TTS The Company now offers red flag flying within the Trip Trade System (TTS), giving you the ability to trade sequences on your schedule for a red flagged sequence. Previously, red flagged sequences were only available via the Unsuccessful Bidder’s List (UBL). The Letter of…

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11.19.20 – Red Flagged Sequences Now Offered in TTS

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Thursday, November 19, 2020 Red Flagged Sequences Now Offered in TTS The Company will now offer red flag flying within the Trip Trade System (TTS), giving you the ability to trade sequences on your schedule for a red flagged sequence. Previously, red-flagged sequences were only available via the Unsuccessful Bidder’s List (UBL). How will I…

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7.21.20 – August Schedule Changes

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 August Schedule Changes Due to a drop in customer demand, American recently notified APFA of schedule changes for August. We do not yet have a list of flights, city pairs, or dates, but we know the domestic and NIPD operations will be the most impacted. There are currently no schedule changes…

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7.14.20 – Trip Trade System (TTS) Updates

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Trip Trade System (TTS) Updates Multiple Drop Requests in TTS Understanding the Difference Between ‘Requests’ and ‘Choices’ Complex Ballots   Multiple Drop Requests in TTS Multiple drop/trades in TTS are expected to be available in the next few months (JCBA Section 10.E.1.d.iii). TTS processing times increase with each added feature. Initially,…

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10.15.19 – DFW TTS Run 14OCT

Tuesday, October 15, 2019   DFW 14OCT TTS Run In DFW only, the TTS run on 14OCT did not occur. There was an issue uploading the data into the system and it was not discovered until this morning. UBL and ETB ran as scheduled this morning. The Company will run last night’s TTS for DFW…

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5.06.19 – Generic UBL Bidding, TTS Conditional Drops & Standby Bidding

Monday, May 6, 2019   Generic UBL Bidding, TTS Conditional Drops & Standby Bidding Generic UBL is Now Available The option to bid for generic sequences is now available in UBL. This option is available for pick-up only requests. This gives Flight Attendants the opportunity to bid for trips based on specific criteria, such as red flag…

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4.22.19 – MIA TTS Run is Experiencing a Delay

Monday, April 22, 2019    MIA TTS Run is Experiencing a Delay APFA has been notified that the 4-21-19 TTS run had a delay and is still processing. The Company has delayed MIA ETB until TTS is completed. All ETB transactions have been queued and will process once TTS is complete. They are triaging what…

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4.22.19 – Update on 4-21-19 MIA TTS Run

Monday, April 22, 2019   Update on 4-21-19 MIA TTS Run The TTS run finally completed today at 1430 MIA time and ETB processed quickly after that. ROTA was not impacted. The Company is still trying to determine what went wrong in TTS for last night’s run. We will be working closely with MIA Base…

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1.14.19 – PBS Bidding Tips

Monday, January 14, 2019   PBS Bidding Tips Facts about Target Credit Range (TCR) TCR is cumulative, not layer specific. PBS takes the pairings you bid and tries to accomplish the credit requested with pairings from the earliest layer possible. It is recommended to bid a minimum of five (5) hour increments to accommodate the…

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9.21.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Trip Trade System (TTS) – PBS Bases

Trip Trade System (TTS) – PBS Bases TTS is a new system that replaces ISAP to pick up, drop, and trade sequences post PBS awards. While some of the “behind the curtain” logic is the same as ISAP the user interface is a significant departure from what you are used to when inputting ballots in ISAP.…

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7.27.18 – (LAA) – ETB and TTS Helpful Hints

ETB and TBS Helpful Hints –  LAA Multiple Sequences in a Single ETB Drop Post In ETB, a Flight Attendant can add multiple sequences in a single post. When you are creating a post for dropping sequences and you are adding more than one sequence, you are telling the Flight Attendant picking up the post…

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7.26.18 – (LUS) – Mandatory Web-Based Training Due October 1st

Mandatory Web-Based Training Due October 1st – LUS Three new web-based training (WBT) activities have been added to Learning Hub. As a reminder, ALL LUS WBTs are due October 1st. Crew Portal is the gateway to TTS, ROTA/D, ETB, AVBA, PBS and more. This is also where you go for all of your schedule details and quick links…

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5.01.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Upcoming APFA JSIC Base Visits

    Upcoming APFA JSIC Base Visits Starting this month and continuing through June, The APFA JSIC will be conducting base visits throughout the system to discuss the following topics:   Crew Portal Electronic Trade Board (ETB) Trip Trade System (TTS) Reserve Open Time Assignment/Award (ROTA) JCBA Reserve Rotation Rescheduling and Pay Protection Changes to…

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